Education and Educational Technology News

Suggest a News Item for this page (Employees only)

Filter
Archive

Witchel Presents on Aesthetic of Music, Imagery, and Gestalt

Bob Witchel, Counseling Department, presented a workshop at a joint Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy and the European Association of Gestalt Therapy conference in Taormina, Sicily. The workshop was titled “The Aesthetic of Music, Imagery and Gestalt: An Experiential Workshop.”

Posted on 9/27/2016 10:26:10 AM

2016 Alumni Scholar Award Ceremony and Scholarship Reception

Bradley E. Wiggins, D’11, is the recipient of the 2016 College of Education and Educational Technology Alumni Scholar Award.

Posted on 9/26/2016 7:52:11 AM

Ali Presents on Developmental Math in 21st-Century Classrooms

Parveen Ali presented "Developmental Math in the 21st-Century Classroom" at the 16th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, which was held in Granada, Spain, on July 27–29, 2016.

Posted on 9/21/2016 1:13:00 PM

Communications Media Professor Receives Top Paper Award

A research paper on interpersonal political discussion by Communications Media faculty member Steven Kleinman, “Talking Politics: Discussion Partner and Group Preferences,” is being named top paper in the political communication category by the National Communication Association.

Posted on 9/21/2016 12:10:05 PM

Communications Media Faculty and Student Publish on Impact of Mobile Technology on Our Culture

Communications Media faculty member Zachary Stiegler and PhD candidate Nick Artman have penned a chapter in the book Confronting Technopoly: Charting a Course towards Human Survival. Their chapter tackles the effects mobile devices have had in shaping our cultural status quo.

Posted on 9/19/2016 12:05:22 PM

Ankrum Publishes Co-Authored Articles on Professional Development in Literacy Instruction

Julie Ankrum, Professional Studies in Education, recently co-authored and published two articles on professional development in literacy instruction: “Barriers to change: Findings from three literacy professional learning initiatives” and “Professional development to promote teacher adaptability.”

Posted on 9/16/2016 8:38:05 AM

Migyanka and Knickelbein Receive Funding from State System

Joann Migyanka and Becky Knickelbein, Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, received a funding award from Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13/PASSHE for their project, “Pilot Project for Degree Completion of ASD Students.”

Posted on 9/15/2016 8:31:47 AM

Lowery Authors Book Chapter on Student Records, Privacy, and Sexual Assault

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently published a chapter, “Student Records, Privacy, and Sexual Assault: Considerations and Compliance,” in the book Campus Sexual Assault Teams: Program Development and Ongoing Operations.

Posted on 9/12/2016 4:18:41 PM

Reilly and Migyanka Publish on Implementing Differentiating Instruction

Edel Reilly from the Mathematics Department and Joann Migyanka from the Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services Department co-authored the paper “Moving All Students towards Mathematical Success: Teachers’ Perceptions of Learning and Implementing Differentiating Instruction.”

Posted on 9/9/2016 2:16:52 PM

Students and Professor Present at Pennsylvania Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Implementers’ Forum

Educational and School Psychology graduate students Krista Streyle and Haylee Peace recently presented posters at the 2016 Pennsylvania Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Implementers’ Forum in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 9/8/2016 1:37:06 PM

Runge Presents on Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities in Written Expression within Multi-tiered System of Supports

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology Department, presented an invited workshop on May 19 titled “RtII/Specific Learning Disability Determination in Writing K-12” at the Harrisburg office of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network.

Posted on 9/8/2016 1:30:16 PM

Laverick Publishes “Mentoring Processes in Higher Education”

DeAnna Laverick's book portrays the various ways in which mentoring occurs in higher education and targets stakeholders who benefit from mentoring, namely faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and their professional colleagues.

Posted on 8/31/2016 10:01:11 AM

Lowery Presents on Campus Security, Due Process, and Legislative Issues

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar (CATS) on August 9–10, 2016. The seminar was held on the campus of Occidental College in Pasadena, California.

Posted on 8/19/2016 10:47:42 AM

Lowery Presents on Federal Mandates at Gehring Academies

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2016 Donald D. Gehring Academies for Student Conduct Administration at the University of California, Berkeley, and in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:05:21 PM

Benjamin Serves as Resource Faculty Member at National Summer Institute on Learning Communities

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education department, served as an invited resource faculty member at the National Summer Institute on Learning Communities, hosted by the Washington Center at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, July 11–15, 2016.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:01:58 PM

Price Publishes Book on Reading Aloud with Young Children

Lisa Hammett Price recently published a book titled "Revitalizing Read Alouds: Interactive Talk About Books with Young Children, PreK-2" through Teachers College Press. The book is co-authored with Barbara Bradley, associate professor at the University of Kansas. 

Posted on 6/30/2016 3:41:10 PM

Benjamin Serves as Invited Expert for Residential Learning Communities Research Planning Forum

On June 28, 2016, Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education department, participated as an invited expert at Elon University's Center for Engaged Learning's planning forum for their 2017–19 research seminar on residential learning communities.

Posted on 6/30/2016 1:53:41 PM

McCarthy Serves as Co-author on Article on Counseling Enrollment

John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, was the co-author on a recent article in The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision.

Posted on 6/23/2016 6:33:31 AM

Lowery Presents at Cleary Act Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented in Philadelphia at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar on May 18–19, 2016.

Posted on 6/16/2016 12:49:54 PM

Guth Selected for White Earth Reservation Institute for Education

Lorraine Guth, professor in the Department of Counseling, recently participated in White Earth Reservation Institute for Education that was sponsored by the National Board of Certified Counselors International.

Posted on 6/16/2016 9:49:22 AM

SAHE Faculty and Students Study Higher Education Abroad: Europe and New Zealand

Faculty and students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) participated in study tours of higher education in several European countries and in New Zealand from May 13 through June 3, 2016.

Posted on 6/14/2016 11:51:52 AM

Umbrella Research Brown Bag Session

The College of Education and Educational Technology invites you to its next Research Brown Bag on Friday, April 22, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. in Davis Hall, Room 124. Join Lori Lombard and Vicky Ortiz as they discuss how they get their students involved in the art of doing research.

Posted on 4/19/2016 3:42:56 PM

Degree Completion Partnership Between IUP and Butler County Community College

IUP signed a degree completion partnership agreement with Butler County Community College on March 18, 2016, providing BC3 students with the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree while remaining on their campus.

Posted on 3/22/2016 8:22:03 AM

Educational Theory to Practice Poster Session

The Department of Professional Studies in Education will host a poster session showcasing student work in language arts and development on December 1, 2015. Refreshments will be provided.

Posted on 11/24/2015 3:02:56 PM

Presentation: Children During the Holocaust

Please join us for "Children During the Holocaust," to be presented by holocaust survivor Shalamit Bastacky on Monday, November 16, 2015, from 5:05 to 6:00 p.m., in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 11/11/2015 10:51:43 AM

Research Brown Bag Series: PIMA, the Primary Investigator Mentorship Academy

Lynnanne Black, Michelle Bruno, Crystal Machado, and Joann Migyanka will share their experiences after participating in PIMA at the first Brown Bag event on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 11/9/2015 7:49:36 AM

Toy Drive Underway to Benefit Shelter for Women and Children

A toy drive benefiting the Debra House Shelter for Women and Children is underway. Donations of toys and clothing for children, age newborn to 13, are being collected until Monday, December 7, on the third floor of Davis Hall.

Posted on 11/2/2015 7:40:17 AM

Register Now for the BLEND Project

Don't forget to register as soon as possible for the November 11 BLEND Session: Cultivating and Strengthening Co-mentoring Relationships with Faculty and Graduate Assistants to Enhance Research Productivity.

Posted on 10/28/2015 7:54:07 AM

WIUP-FM seeks volunteer DJs

Calling all music lovers — 90.1 WIUP-FM is looking for a dedicated on-air personality to join our Saturday lineup for a two-hour block of great music hosted by ... YOU!

Posted on 10/5/2015 5:42:57 PM

Lind Presents on Sports Video Production at College Sports Media Summit in Atlanta

David Lind presented “Great Ideas  in Teaching/Training Sports Video Production” at the ninth annual College Sports Media Summit, held May 27–29, 2015.

Posted on 6/25/2015 10:00:25 AM

Onyett Presents at ISTE Conference

Dr. Lloyd Onyett, Assistant Dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will be conducting a workshop on "DisplayNote - Class Collaboration System for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)" at the International Society for Technology in Education conference on June 29, 2015 in Philadelphia.

Posted on 6/22/2015 10:43:50 AM

IUP Professional Development School Partnership Presents Paper at National Conference

Professor Sue Rieg, two members of the East Pike Professional Development School partnership, and two Early Childhood/Special Education teacher candidates presented their paper, “IASD IUP PDS with a 3SP,” at the National Professional Development School Conference in Atlanta, Ga.

Posted on 3/26/2015 7:19:50 AM

Onyett Elected President of C-CUE Organization

Lloyd Onyett has been elected president of C-CUE (Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education, Inc.) for 2015. Onyett has been the IUP representative to C-CUE since 2012.

Posted on 12/11/2014 12:15:30 PM

College Technology Day: January 14

The College of Education and Educational Technology will host the eighth Technology Day on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Fifty-nine separate sessions are scheduled, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics. All IUP employees are invited to attend. There is no charge for attendance, and no preregistration is required.

Posted on 12/11/2014 11:51:56 AM

What Didn’t I Learn?! Research Brown Bag Discussion

This session, presented by Mimi Benjamin on Thursday, November 20, focuses on student stories of cocurricular learning. These “Brown Bags” are designed to promote and encourage research initiatives across the College of Education and Educational Technology.

Posted on 11/17/2014 8:49:31 AM

Unraveling Autism: Find the Pieces of the Spectrum

Please join us on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at the Rustic Lodge for a seminar on autism, free to parents, teachers, pre-service teachers, and related service providers.

Posted on 10/8/2014 12:13:37 PM

International Scholarship and Collaboration Brown Bag

This session on Wednesday, October 1—the first in a new series presented by the COE-ET Research Committee—will focus on international research, with guest speakers John McCarthy (Counseling) and Mary Beth Leidman (Communications Media).

Posted on 9/26/2014 8:12:58 AM

College Technology Day: Wednesday, August 20

The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology will host the sixth annual Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Fifty-nine separate sessions have been scheduled, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics.

Posted on 8/18/2014 7:32:05 PM

Onyett to Demonstrate DisplayNote and Discuss Supporting Faculty With Technology

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will give two presentations at the Educause technology conference in Baltimore on May 1, 2014: “DisplayNote: Class Collaboration System for BYOD” and “Supporting Faculty in the Classroom.”

Posted on 4/15/2014 1:10:36 PM

Rieg to Work With IUP and Indiana School District Partnership

Sue Rieg, Professional Studies in Education, received an Innovation Grant from the PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council for her proposal, “Building the BRIDGE: Building University and School District Relationships for Innovation, Development and Growth in Education.”

Posted on 4/11/2014 8:57:30 AM

Onyett to Present About DisplayNote at Conference

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “DisplayNote—Class Collaboration System for BYOD” at the Campus Technology conference in Long Beach, California, on April 8, 2014.

Posted on 3/18/2014 11:33:38 AM

College Technology Day: January 15, 2014

The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology will host the sixth annual Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on the Wednesday before the first week of the Spring 2014 semester. Fifty-five separate sessions will cover a wide spectrum of technology-related topics.

Posted on 1/3/2014 2:21:29 PM

Almeida Featured on TEDxPhoenixville

On October 5, 2013, Luis Almeida was featured as part of a live interactive presentation at  TEDxPhoenixville, a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideals Worth Spreading

Posted on 11/15/2013 1:55:13 PM

IUP Student Sports Production Prove Size Isn’t an Issue

IUP Student Sports Production was nominated as one of the top five finalists in the collegiate category of Live Game and Event Production at the 2013 national annual College Sports Summit.

Posted on 11/6/2013 11:46:34 AM

WQED TV Airs Program Devoted to Recruitment of African American Males into Teaching

“Have You Ever Considered Teaching?” features some of the strategies that IUP, CALU, Point Park, and the Community College of Allegheny County use to get African American males to think about becoming teachers.

Posted on 11/5/2013 10:49:14 AM

IUP-ASERT Collaborate Publishes on Educational Materials in “Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders”

“Development and Evaluation of Educational Materials for Pre-hospital and Emergency Department Personnel on the Care of Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder” was developed by members of the IUP-ASERT Collaborative, including Joann Migyanka, Susan Glor-Scheib, and Jeff Fratangeli.

Posted on 10/7/2013 12:04:39 PM

IUP Researchers Recognized by Autism Speaks

Joann Migyanka, Jeff Fratangeli, and Susan Glor-Scheib, working with Arvind Venkat from Allegheny General Hospital, developed training to assist emergency room personnel in treating persons with autism spectrum disorders.

Posted on 9/5/2013 8:17:00 AM

Free Workshops on Sex, Alcohol, Education, and Special Needs Students

Patricia Barthalow Koch, an internationally renowned Penn State professor of bio-behavioral health and a specialist in women's health and sexual issues, will present two workshops at IUP on June 18–19, 2013.

Posted on 6/11/2013 9:05:22 AM

College Technology Day Next Tuesday

The College of Education and Educational Technology will host the fourth Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on January 22, 2013. Forty-eight separate sessions will cover a wide spectrum of technology-related topics. All IUP employees are invited to attend. There is no charge for attendance, and no preregistration is required.

Posted on 1/15/2013 10:57:10 AM

IUP to Host C-CUE Conference on December 7

IUP will host the 2012 Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education Conference. C-CUE is an organization composed of membership from 25 universities and colleges in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. The conference theme is “Document Retention and Imaging and IMAPS Institutional Repository.”

Posted on 11/12/2012 5:19:32 PM

College Technology Day: August 20, 2012

The College of Education and Educational Technology will host its third Technology Day on Monday, August 20. Forty separate sessions have been scheduled, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics presented by faculty and staff members from across the university.

Posted on 8/8/2012 1:44:51 PM

Onyett Discusses Utilizing Expert Panels for Qualitative Research Interview Questions

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present a session at the 2012 International Society of Technology in Education conference in San Diego, California (June 24–28).

Posted on 6/22/2012 8:25:08 AM

Johnson Honored with Women of Excellence Award

Shirley Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education, was selected by the New Pittsburgh Courier to receive the 2012 Women of Excellence award for her professional accomplishments and commitment to Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/20/2012 12:27:26 PM

First Presentation of Roy and Erma J. Mattern Memorial Scholarship

Keith Dils, interim dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, presented the first scholarships from the Roy and Erma J. Mattern Memorial Fund today to Staci Harnden, Brittany Krestar, and Kelsey Matarazzo.

Posted on 4/25/2012 7:39:17 AM

Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center Dedication

Keith Dils, interim dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, invites everyone to attend a landmark event: the Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center Dedication on Friday, April 20, 2012.

Posted on 4/17/2012 1:24:30 PM

IUP-TV Covers Men’s Basketball at Atlantic Regionals

IUP-TV’s has been granted the NCAA’s webcasting and broadcasting rights for the No. 7 IUP men’s basketball team as they take on No. 2 Shaw University at the Atlantic Regionals at West Liberty University, W.Va., on March 10, 2012.

Posted on 3/8/2012 3:09:40 PM

Onyett to Present on “Performing Qualitative Research Using NVivo”

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “Performing Qualitative Research Using NVivo” at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference on February 15, 2012.

Posted on 1/30/2012 8:11:56 PM

Technology Day for Faculty and Staff, January 18

Reminder: Don’t miss this free daylong event, offering 36 presentations, covering a wide spectrum of tools and topics, by faculty and staff across the university who’ve volunteered to share their expertise.

Posted on 1/13/2012 12:17:35 PM

College Technology Day: January 18, 2012

The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology will host its second Technology Day on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (the Wednesday of the week preceding the first week of the Spring semester).

Posted on 12/7/2011 9:44:12 PM

Lauber Interviewed on Pittsburgh TV Show “Get Involved!”

From October 19 to November 4, 2011, Dr. Erick Lauber, Communications Media faculty member at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be featured on PCTV’s popular show Get Involved!

Posted on 10/18/2011 8:51:16 AM

Branthoover Helps Kick Off Membership Drive for American Counseling Association

Dr. Holly Branthoover, chair of the North Atlantic Region of the American Counseling Association, spoke at the membership kickoff and open house for the District of Columbia Counseling Association on September 16, 2011.

Posted on 9/27/2011 8:41:30 AM

Education Alumni Invited to Homecoming Preview of Science Discovery Center

Alumni of the College of Education and Educational Technology and anyone interested in science education are invited to the Homecoming preview of the Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center

Posted on 9/22/2011 3:37:21 PM

Lauber Provides Leadership Training for Pittsburgh Area Executives

Dr. Erick Lauber, Communications Media, presented the seminar “Leadership for Today’s Skill-Driven Teams” on September 2, 2011.

Posted on 9/13/2011 9:21:40 AM

Impact Therapy Workshop Presented by Counseling Professional

Dr. Ed Jacobs of West Virginia University will offer a one-day workshop on “Impact Therapy: An Action-Oriented, Creative Approach to Change” on Friday, October 21, 2011, at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 9/6/2011 8:36:21 AM

Marshak Discusses How Children with Special Needs Affect Marriages

Laura Marshak, Department of Counseling, was interviewed for an article that focused on the marriage of a couple with twins who have Down syndrome and severe medical needs.

Posted on 9/1/2011 9:09:34 AM

Technology Day 2011: A Great Success

The College of Education and Educational Technology held its annual Technology Day for faculty and staff on August 24, 2011.

Posted on 8/26/2011 8:58:56 PM

College Technology Day 2011

The College of Education and Educational Technology will hold its annual Technology Day for faculty and staff of the college on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Posted on 8/15/2011 3:48:50 PM

Lauber Wins Excellence Award in Educational Video

Dr. Erick Lauber was selected in 2011 as the first-ever Communications Media faculty member at IUP to receive the Award of Excellence by the Broadcast Education Association.

Posted on 4/29/2011 3:27:24 PM

Teacher of the Year Gives Keynote Address to Kappa Delta Pi

The Beta Gamma chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, international honor fraternity in education, held its initiation ceremony at IUP on April 9, 2011.

Posted on 4/9/2011 9:25:52 PM

IUP-TV “No-Brainer” Game Show Looking for Student Contestants

A brand new IUP-TV game show, No-Brainer, is looking for student contestants for upcoming shows. Students may win up to $75 on the show, which shoots on Monday evenings.

Posted on 3/17/2011 10:43:48 AM

Call for Third-Party Comments for NCATE Accreditation

The College of Education and Educational Technology at IUP is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in November 2011.

Posted on 3/7/2011 5:50:12 PM

Price Receives International Reading Association Research Award

Dr. Lisa Hammett Price, associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, has received the International Reading Association’s 2011 Dina Feitelson Research award.

Posted on 3/4/2011 10:08:51 AM

Onyett to Discuss “Remote Observation of Student Teachers”

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present on “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the Society for Information Technology in Education conference in Nashville on March 9, 2011.

Posted on 3/2/2011 1:14:43 PM

Onyett to Present on Remote Observation of Student Teachers

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will be giving a presentation on “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the Educause conference in Baltimore, Md., on January 13, 2011.

Posted on 11/24/2010 9:28:44 AM

Laverick Receives Promising Researcher Award

Dr. DeAnna Laverick, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education, is the recipient of the 2010 Jerry Johns Promising Researcher Award.

Posted on 10/14/2010 1:59:13 PM

IUP-TV Sports Production One of Four National Finalists

The 2010 all-student production of the NCAA Atlantic Region playoff game against West Virgina State University has been selected by College Broadcasters, Inc., as one of four national finalists in the category of Live Game Production.

Posted on 10/12/2010 10:22:27 AM

Communication Studies Honor Society Established

IUP is now an official Lambda Pi Eta university. Lambda Pi Eta is the official Communication Studies honor society of the National Communication Association.

Posted on 10/12/2010 10:06:10 AM

Migyanka, Glor-Scheib, and Fratangeli Develop Autism Training Modules for Emergency First Responders

Dr. Joann Migyanka, Dr. Susan Glor-Scheib, and Dr. Jeff Fratangeli wrote and produced the first in a series of training modules designed for first responders assisting persons with autism in emergency and crisis situations.

Posted on 9/27/2010 11:55:55 AM

Onyett to Discuss Remote Observation of Student Teachers

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the International Society of Technology in Education conference in Denver.

Posted on 6/17/2010 4:03:10 PM

Indiana County Humane Society to Recognize Honorees from IUP

Ms. Sarah Tourtellotte, of the IUP Communications Media Department and a member of the Board of Directors for the Indiana County Humane Society, announces the honorees from IUP that will be recognized at the fourth annual Black Tie and Tails Gala on Saturday, April 17, 2010.

Posted on 3/31/2010 1:47:55 PM

Kurt Kondrich to Speak on Early Intervention

The College of Education and Educational Technology is sponsoring a talk by Kurt Kondrich on early intervention in the state of Pennsylvania. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 2/17/2010 10:33:38 AM

College Broadcasters Elects Lauber to Board of Directors

College Broadcasters, Inc., elected Erick Lauber of the Communications Media Department to the board for a three-year term.

Posted on 1/25/2010 11:37:18 AM

Retired IUP Professor Blair Celebrates 100th Birthday

On November 4, 2009, Dr. Lois Blair will celebrate her one hundredth birthday. Blair came to the Indiana State Teacher’s College in 1946 to teach English in the junior-high grades of the Keith School.

Posted on 11/3/2009 9:31:46 AM

Outdoor Learning Center to Open in Fall 2010

Dr. Meghan Twiest is in charge of the construction going on in the courtyard behind Stouffer Hall. It is the beginnings of a new outdoor learning center that will be completed during the Spring 2010 semester. There will be an aesthetic area complete with a waterfall and pond, as well as a variety of plant life all around the courtyard.

Posted on 11/2/2009 7:42:24 AM

Cannon, Sophomore in Special Education, Receives Frank Bolden Scholarship

Sophomore Suzannah Victoria Cannon from Pittsburgh, a major in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, has been selected to receive one of only six prestigious Frank Bolden Scholarships awarded annually to individuals who demonstrate a commitment to early childhood education and to children with special needs.

Posted on 10/19/2009 7:25:59 AM

Comm Media Students Win Silver and Bronze Telly Awards

A group of Indiana University of Pennsylvania students working with the IUP-TV television station were recently notified that they won a 2009 Silver Telly Award for their short film Fish Eyes. A second group working as part of their Comm Media 481 course also won a Bronze Award.

Posted on 10/1/2009 1:25:25 PM

College of Education and Educational Technology Announces Distinguished Alumni Scholar for 2009

When Jyotsna Pattnaik came to IUP to enroll in the doctoral program in Spring 1992, she was already recognized as a teacher and teacher educator in India. Now she has been honored by IUP’s College of Education and Educational Technology with a 2009 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award.

Posted on 9/23/2009 11:16:03 AM

Video Professor and Students Win Film Competition Awards

Dr. Erick Lauber and several of his students at the Digital Media Institute have won three awards in recent film competitions.

Posted on 4/2/2009 3:29:11 PM

Lowery Continues Research on Frat Life in Horror Films

Dr. John Wesley Lowery is continuing recent research that explores the way higher education is represented in horror films, and specifically, the representation of sororities and fraternities.

Posted on 3/30/2009 11:22:48 AM

Marshak Speaks at International Family Therapy Association Conference

Dr. Laura Marshak, a professor in the Department of Counseling, was a presenter for the International Family Therapy Association annual conference in Slovenia in March. The conference’s main audience was married and family therapists across the world.

Posted on 3/26/2009 5:38:24 PM

Graduate Student Awarded Beverly Sue Clark Scholarship

Dennis Hock has been awarded a scholarship for veterans preparing for a career in teaching.

Posted on 2/24/2009 5:08:16 PM

Onyett Gives Presentation about Virtual Worlds at PETE&C Conference

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, gave a presentation entitled “Teaching in Virtual Worlds (Second Life)” at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference in Hershey, Pa., on February 10, 2009.

Posted on 2/12/2009 3:51:16 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at ASJA

Dr. John Wesley Lowery presented a featured session at the Association for Student Judicial Affairs’ Annual Conference recently. Dr. Lowery’s presentation which reviews the legislative and regulatory developments of the previous year impacting student conduct administration in higher education has

Posted on 2/12/2009 11:57:59 AM

Hrabovsky Receives Henry Young Award for Outstanding Service to NADE

Paul Hrabovsky will receive the Henry Young Award for Oustanding Individual Contribution to the National Association for Developmental Education at the NADE annual conference on Feburary 26, 2009.

Posted on 1/26/2009 2:28:20 PM

Bieger Attends European Teacher Education Network Board Meeting in Malta

Dr. George Bieger, professor and interim chairperson of the Department of Professional Studies in Education, represented IUP at the January meeting of the European Teacher Education Network Board of Directors held in Malta.

Posted on 1/26/2009 2:22:52 PM

Virtual Worlds (Second Life) Conference Presentation

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, gave a presentation entitled “Teaching in Virtual Worlds (Second Life)” at the 2009 Educause Mid-Atlantic Conference in Philadelphia on January 7, 2009.

Posted on 1/15/2009 1:12:06 PM

Teacher Education Cooperating Teacher Workshop

Twenty-five local school teachers attended the IUP Teacher Education Cooperating Teacher Workshop on January 8, 2009.  Dr. Laurie Nicholson, Director of Field Placement, conducted this workshop designed to investigate the research and best practices concerning successful student teaching experiences.

Posted on 1/15/2009 1:03:12 PM

Student Teacher Professional Day Meeting

On December 2, 2008, approximately 109 IUP student teachers attended the Student Teacher Professional Day Meeting. The student teachers learned about the final stages of their teacher preparation, procedures for earning certification, and resources for securing a job.

Posted on 12/18/2008 9:32:42 AM

Preparation for Spring 2009 Student Teaching Experience

On December 4, 2008, approximately 235 IUP teacher candidates attended the Student Teacher meeting to prepare for the Spring 2009 student teaching experience. Dr. Laurie Nicholson, field placement coordinator, conducted the meeting and spoke about Pennsylvania Department of Education requirements.

Posted on 12/18/2008 9:32:00 AM

Fall 2008 Graduation

Sixty-seven graduate students and eighty-one undergraduate students applied for degrees from the College of Education and Educational Technology and were invited to take part in the December 14, 2008, commencement ceremonies.

Posted on 12/18/2008 9:29:38 AM

Alumni and Scholarship Recipients Honored

The College of Education and Education Technology at IUP is honoring two alumni and students who have earned scholarships for the current academic year.

Posted on 10/30/2008 9:02:38 AM

Scholarships for 2008–2009

Scholarship information is now available for the 2008–2009 academic year. The application deadline is March 3, 2008 by 4:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/18/2008 10:57:21 AM

Show More News +